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January 2013

A SHIMMER OF ANGELS by Lisa M. Basso releases today … giveaways and more!

Tuesday, 29 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

I’m thrilled to host an exciting new book on my blog today, A SHIMMER OF ANGELS by Lisa M. Basso. This book is so hot you can’t pass it up!...

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Pitch Wars! … the winners

Monday, 28 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

Pitch Wars and the #PitMad twitter party last week was such a success. I want to thank all the mentors for making this such a wonderful event. I’m so proud...

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After the War – Twitter Pitch Party is today!

Friday, 25 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

For those of you who didn’t make it into Pitch Wars or just anyone who wants to pitch, there’s  a twitter pitch party on the hashtag #PitMad today, January 25,...

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PITCH WARS is on!

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

  Alternates Showcase! The agent round for PITCH WARS brought to you by Brenda Drake is happening now over at the YAMisfits blog. Hop over there and follow them and view...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-1: THE GOOD DEMON

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

NAME: Ryan HillMENTOR: Heather MarieTITLE: THE GOOD DEMONGENRE: YA ParanormalWORD COUNT: 87K  PITCH: At the risk of spending eternity in hell’s ninth circle, a wisecracking demon must partner with an...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-2: WHISPERS OF DISASTER

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

NAME: Stacey Trombley MENTOR: Fiona Mclaren TITLE: Whispers of Disaster GENRE: YA FantasyWORD COUNT: 66K  PITCH: Seventeen year old Taylor learns she’s a legacy of a group who believe they’re...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-3: BLACK HEART, RED RUBY

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

Name: Teresa Yea Mentor: Elizabeth Briggs Title: BLACK HEART, RED RUBY Genre: YA Gothic Horror Word Count: 74K Pitch: 17-year-old Ava Nolan’s life as an amateur relic hunter is filled...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-4: THE RIDDLE OF LEGEND

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

NAME: Holly DodsonMENTOR: Danielle EllisonTITLE: THE RIDDLE OF LEGENDGENRE: YA Magical RealismWORD COUNT: 50k PITCH: Seventeen-year-old Delia is hearing voices, and when they lead her and her best friends to...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-5: THE GHOST ENGINE

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

NAME: Theresa FullerMENTOR: Lindsay Smith TITLE: THE GHOST ENGINEGENRE: YA SteampunkWORD COUNT: 80K PITCH: Lady Elizabeth Lovelace finds herself trapped inside a Victorian-age computer and fighting for her life while...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-6: CLOUD 9

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda

NAME: Sara BirenMENTOR: Gina Ciocca, Elizabeth PratsTITLE: CLOUD 9GENRE: YA ContemporaryWORD COUNT: 57K PITCH: Cat makes her annual escape to Cloud 9, a 1950s-inspired campground, where everything is “just fine.”...

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